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    What is qualitative evaluation and why would it be used to assess intervention programs?

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    Problem: What is qualitative evaluation and why would it be used to assess intervention programs?

    Solution: Qualitative studies are meant to provide a deeper understanding of a particular situation. If you are wanting to determine if a particular program, like an HIV intervention, is effective, you could look at incidence and/or prevalence rates to see if the trend changes. This might not give you a clear picture as to why it is changing (or isn't) for the particular target group. Performing qualitative analysis can help understand the ...

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    This solution provides a brief overview of the purpose of qualitative analysis or evaluation. The solution briefly compares qualitative and quantitative methods. An example is given from a scholarly article with citation included. It discusses how qualitative studies are meant to provide a deeper understanding of a particular situation and how they are designed to educe or eliminate bias. The explanation is given in 337 words.

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